The incident occurred in broad daylight in Miryalguda town, 150 km from here. According to police, Pranay Kumar and his wife Amrutha Varshini were coming out of a hospital when an unidentified man attacked him with a machete.
CCTV footage shows a youth approaching Pranay from behind and attacking him on his neck. The victim collapsed but the attacker continued hacking him even as the woman tried to save her husband.
The attacker escaped after throwing the machete while Amrutha was seen rushing into the hospital to seek help. Pranay, however, died on the spot.